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SR-71 pilot recalls the mission where a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat fired a missile at his Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
SR-71 pilot recalls the mission where a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat fired a missile at his Blackbird
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The F-15 that climbed faster than the Saturn V moon rocket: the story of the F-15 Streak Eagle
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Here’s how this Viper pilot scored both the First US F-16 Kill and the First Kill for the AIM-120 AMRAAM
MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Here’s how this Viper pilot scored both the First US F-16 Kill and the First Kill for the AIM-120 AMRAAM
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Did you know the Soviet Union was charged $ 40,000 shipping cost for the return of the MiG-25 Foxbat stolen by Viktor Belenko?
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Viktor Belenko, Who Defected to the West in a MiG-25 Foxbat Jet Fighter, has passed away
Iraqi Air Force fighter jets were buried in the desert by Saddam Hussein before Operation Iraqi Freedom started. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Iraqi Air Force fighter jets were buried in the desert by Saddam Hussein before Operation Iraqi Freedom started. Here’s why.
Did you know the defection of Viktor Belenko inspired Clint Eastwood’s Firefox?
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know the defection of Viktor Belenko inspired Clint Eastwood’s Firefox?
These photos of Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 buzzing Hakodate rooftops prove that reaching Japan was easy but landing the Foxbat was difficult. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
These photos of Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 buzzing Hakodate rooftops prove that reaching Japan was easy but landing the Foxbat was difficult. Here’s why.
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Tomcat Vs Foxbat: when US Navy F-14s outmanoeuvred Gaddafi’s MiG-25s over the Gulf of Sidra
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat Vs Foxbat: when US Navy F-14s outmanoeuvred Gaddafi’s MiG-25s over the Gulf of Sidra
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Intercepting Iraqi MiG-25s, flying DACT against USMC F/A-18s and flying training sorties with live weapons: how RAF Tornado F3 crews prepared for Operation Desert Storm
Military Aviation
RAF Tornado F3 crew members tell the story of a tense mission flown to intercept an IrAF MiG-25 Foxbat the night before the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom
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Here’s why the MiG-25 Foxbat was never as fast as the SR-71 (and why Soviets never developed their own Blackbird)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why Soviets never developed their own SR-71 and why the MiG-25 Foxbat was never as fast as the Blackbird
This pilot scored both the first U.S. F-16 kill and the first kill for the AIM 120 AMRAAM
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
30 Years Ago Today, this Fighter Pilot scored both the First US F-16 Kill and the First Kill for the AIM-120 AMRAAM
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Impressive photos show Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 Foxbat buzzing Hakodate rooftops before landing at the city’s international airport
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Check out these pictures of Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 Foxbat buzzing Hakodate rooftops before landing at the city’s international airport
How Soviet Propaganda on MiG-25 led to the development of the F-15, the premier air superiority fighter of the 20th century
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Here’s why Iraqi MiGs posed a serious threat to USAF F-15C Eagles during Operation Southern Watch
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
First American F-16 MiG killer gets Desert Camouflage paint scheme similar to that of the Desert Camouflage Uniform worn during the first Gulf War
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
First American F-16 MiG killer gets Desert Camouflage paint scheme similar to that of the Desert Camouflage Uniform worn during the first Gulf War
Did you know? On the first day of Desert Storm at least 12 Iraqi Fighters (including 4 MiG-29s) ran away instead of fighting US Navy F-14 Tomcats
F-14 Tomcat / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Did you know? On the first day of Desert Storm at least 12 Iraqi Fighters (including 4 MiG-29s) ran away instead of fighting US Navy F-14 Tomcats
How the F-15 Streak Eagle broke eight time-to-climb world records
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
How the F-15 Streak Eagle broke eight Time-to-Climb World Records
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